Guy Tai welcomes you. The Guy Tai Communities (hereinafter “Communities”) is a website hosted by Guy Tai in cooperation with Expat 2 Expat Co., Ltd.. The Communities is a family of many sub-communities comprised of blogs, discussion forums, document and information sharing about Guy Tai's living in Shanghai. The purpose of the Communities is to provide a forum for interested users to connect, build friendships and get advice from other expatriates.
You must abide by the following rules of conduct:
a. Do not engage in any unlawful conduct in the Guy Tai Communities. In particular, do not post, publish, or distribute any defamatory, obscene, infringing or other unlawful material or information in the Communities.
b. Treat others in the Guy Tai Communities as you would expect them to treat you. Do not engage in personal attacks or any type of "flaming" of other users. Do not "troll", i.e. post topics or opinions that are designed to provoke a negative response from one or more specific users.
c. Do not use offensive language. If you have any doubts about whether a particular statement might be considered offensive by other users, do not post it.
d. Do not engage in disruptive activity in the Guy Tai Communities, such as persistent off-topic contributions or comments, or statements that might incite other users to violate these guidelines or participate in illegal activities.
e. Do not contribute content that contains photos, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity, or any other applicable law unless you own or have rights to these materials.
f. Do not post any instructions, software or other materials that would allow participants or third parties to harm other users' computers or to inappropriately access software or websites.
g. Do not post any computer programs that contain destructive features, such as viruses, worms or Trojan horses. Do not employ any type of bots for the use of scrolling, showing multiple screens, or other activities that might disrupt online communication.
h. Do not falsely impersonate any other person in the forum, including Guy Tai employees or agents.
i. Do not use the Guy Tai Communities to spam other users, including sending identical and irrelevant submissions to many different discussion groups, mailing lists or communities.
j. Do not misrepresent the source of anything you contribute.
k. While you may use the Guy Tai Communities to provide supplemental information about your own business that might be of interest to other users (without spamming them), do not rely on the Guy Tai Communities as the primary mechanism for operating or promoting your business. Any use of the Guy Tai Communities for commercial purposes is solely at your own risk, and Guy Tai assumes no liability for such use.
l. Any space provided to you in the Guy Tai Communities is for your own personal use, and may not be sold, licensed, exchanged or bartered for any purpose, including advertisements.
m. You are responsible and liable for all your activities while participating in the Guy Tai Communities, including anything you contribute.
n. Do not rely on the Guy Tai Communities for the safe and secure storage of any materials, such as photos, documents and software. The Guy Tai Communities are not designed as the primary place to store any of these materials, and Guy Tai is not responsible for the alteration, deletion or loss of any stored items. Create back-ups for any materials that you contribute to the Guy Tai Communities.
o. Guy Tai reserves the right to remove at any time, without notice, any contribution that violates these guidelines. Guy Tai also reserves the right at any time, without notice, to ban a user who has violated these rules of conduct from any sub-community or all Guy Tai Communities.
p. Some participants may post Internet website links in the. Guy Tai is not responsible for the content on the websites associated with these links. In addition, we must remind you that some content and links on the Internet contain adult content that is not suitable for children and may be offensive to some users.
q. You are responsible for any actions you may take based on information or advice you receive while online. Use your own good judgment when evaluating information provided through the Guy Tai Communities or any other communication service. The decision to share information or conduct transactions with anyone is your own; therefore conduct your own research prior to making any decisions.
Guy Tai does not claim ownership of any Contributions that you or other users post, upload, submit or otherwise provide to the Communities. By providing Contributions to the Communities, you grant to Guy Tai a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, and distribute such Contributions and derivative works. Additionally, by providing Contributions to the Communities, you grant to Guy Tai a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable patent license to make, have made, use, offer to sell, export, and otherwise transfer or sublicense such Contributions. You also grant Guy Tai and all users of the Communities the permission to use your Contributions in other areas of the Communities and for other commercial or noncommercial uses.
In order to grant Guy Tai and other users of the Communities the rights, permissions and licenses contained herein, you represent and warrant that you either own or have all the necessary intellectual property rights in the Contributions uploaded or shared to the Communities and that your Contributions are non-infringing on the patent, copyright or other intellectual property rights of others. Do not post, upload, submit or otherwise provide Contributions to the Communities that are protected by the intellectual property rights of others, unless you own or have the necessary rights or licenses to use such Contributions.
By uploading Contributions to the Communities, you warrant that you are not uploading viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other malicious, illegal, or unlawful code which is designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any software or hardware. All Contributions available for download and/or use are provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis, without any warranty of any kind and you assume all risks associated with the Contributions that you download. Guy Tai expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement of intellectual property rights. In no event will Guy Tai be liable for any direct or indirect damages for any claims arising out of your download and/or use of such Contributions.
All Contributions are deemed be provided on a non-confidential basis. Guy Tai is under no obligation to and does not control the Contributions created, provided or uploaded to the Communities. The nature of some Contributions may be offensive, harmful or inaccurate, and in some cases will be mislabeled or deceptively labeled. Guy Tai reserves the right to take down and remove Contributions that are flagged by users or deemed by Guy Tai as objectionable. However Guy Tai is under no duty to take down or remove any Contributions.
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